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George Rodiguez: 2019 Emerging Artist

By |2019-10-21T10:11:09-05:00October 21st, 2019|Categories: Featured, Minneapolis|Tags: , , , , , , , |

"I value the communities that I have formed and am continuing to expand on. My artwork aims to bring people closer and act as markers for people to congregate around. Larger pieces are a community experience because they quickly [...]

Winona LaDuke – 2019 NCECA Conference Keynote Speaker

By |2019-10-14T10:06:30-05:00October 14th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Minneapolis|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Winona LaDuke is an internationally renowned activist working on issues of sustainable development renewable energy and food systems. She lives and works on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota, and is a two time vice presidential candidate with [...]

Ashlyn Pope – Student Director at Large

By |2019-10-04T09:49:04-05:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Inside NCECA, Member Stories, remembrances|Tags: , , , , , , |

Hi everyone, my name is Ashlyn Pope and I currently serve on the NCECA Board of Directors as one of the two Student Directors at Large. As the senior of the two student directors, I wanted to take this opportunity [...]

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2020 Regina Brown Undergraduate Student Fellowship

By |2019-10-02T11:54:57-05:00October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Featured|Tags: , , , , , |

Deadline October 9, 2019   NCECA is pleased to announce the 21st Annual Regina Brown Undergraduate Student Fellowships!  The purpose of this fellowship is to foster and catalyze undergraduates’ capacities to expand awareness and deepen knowledge in the ceramic arts [...]

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2020 NECEA Graduate Student Fellowships

By |2019-10-01T12:06:08-05:00October 1st, 2019|Categories: Featured, Richmond|Tags: , , , , , , |

Deadline October 9, 2019  NCECA is pleased to announce the 16th annual NCECA Graduate Student Fellowships.  The purpose of this fellowship is to foster and catalyze graduate students’ capacities to expand awareness and deepen knowledge in the ceramic arts through [...]

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2019 NCECA Closing Lecture

By |2019-09-29T09:48:48-05:00September 29th, 2019|Categories: 2019 Programming, Featured, Minneapolis|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

"From where I sit. Reporting in from southern California, 30 years and counting" –  Closing lecture by Tony Marsh “Beliefs, observations, thoughts and prayers from over 30 years as an educator and more as a maker. Drawing from experiences [...]

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Qwist Joseph – 2019 Emerging Artist

By |2019-09-22T21:44:29-05:00September 22nd, 2019|Categories: Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , |

"Being recognized as a 2019 Emerging Artist was one of the most important bench marks of my career. This award has afforded me exposure that will benefit me for years to come, and it has also inspired me to [...]

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The Chipstone Session at NCECA 2019 Conference

By |2019-09-16T10:30:26-05:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Member Stories, Minneapolis|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The #MeToo movement has had a profound effect in every corner of American life, including in the arts. One has only to read the various arts journals and professional publications; go online to arts websites; read one’s emails; or [...]

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Serve on the NCECA Board of Directors!

By |2019-09-15T14:23:55-05:00September 15th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Member Opportunities|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

One of the best things about NCECA is that it is a member-driven organization. The board members, speakers, presenters, and panelists are almost always one of us. In any large group, there’s always a tendency to assume that “they” will [...]

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Calling All Mentors!

By |2015-12-01T11:50:36-05:00December 1st, 2015|Categories: 2016 Conference, 50th Anniversary, Conference Programming, Featured, Student Concerns|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Can you spare an hour or two of your conference time to do several 30-minute critiques with some eager students? Are you an artist or ceramics professor just itching to give back?  The Student Critique Room is ready for YOU! [...]

This is A Very Serious Game

By |2015-03-02T11:45:20-05:00March 1st, 2015|Categories: 2015 Conference, 2015 Exhibitions, Featured, Member Stories|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

High Drama! Free Xuns! Ceramic Rayguns! Statistical Analysis! What else could you ask for from a work of art? I am extremely excited to be debuting a new interactive performance at the conference this year. A Very Serious Game has [...]

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Kathy Maves, First NCECA

By |2014-03-15T12:35:17-05:00March 15th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Milwaukee, Student Concerns|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I can’t believe it! I am getting ready to go to my very first NCECA conference, in Milwaukee WI next week. I have wanted to go for years. This year is the year. Hi. My name is Kathy Maves. I [...]

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Tenderloin Dirt Harvest: Please be seated on the ground

By |2014-01-29T09:46:55-05:00January 30th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Green Task Force|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Ilana Crispi (a past conference presenter for the Green Task Force) is once again showing her latest work in San Francisco, California.  This is a fantastic project that is worth looking into even if you are not in the area. [...]

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Emotional Sustainability, By Maret Miller

By |2013-10-24T06:28:52-05:00October 24th, 2013|Categories: Green Task Force|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Emotional sustainability, as I define it, is the ability of an object to maintain perpetual relevance through how we understand the meaning of the object. In short, how we treat an object is dependent on how we feel about or [...]